Knockout.js Extenders: Grouped

I wrote this extender to more easily handle outputting observable arrays in row+column layout.  Typically, when running a simple foreach loop to display the content of an observable array you’re forced to include the row+column logic within the view itself … Continued

Clean WordPress nav walker class

This walker class will generate a clean unordered list. It removes the numerous classes added to each list item by the default WordPress but will keep any custom classes that have been added directly via the menus admin.

Update: CSS3 Pie still pretty rough

After attempting to use the CSS3 Pie method for achieving some CSS3 support in IE browsers I’ve unfortunately come to the conclusion that it is still far too buggy for any kind of use other than for testing or demonstrations.  … Continued

Google News style floating sidebar

I noticed a subtle but nice feature on the Google News main page recently.  The left-hand navigation that has the various section headings remains fixed to the top left area as you scroll down but it does not overlap the … Continued

Use CSS3 PIE for enabling CSS3 in IE

I recently ran across this Internet Explorer CSS3 workaround that uses a HTC file to solve the majority of my CSS3 woes when it comes to developing cross-browser layouts.  Rounded corners, drop shadows, gradients, rgba, multiple backgrounds and even PNG … Continued

Read the Agreement Validator

Recently a client wanted to have a user agreement added to an enrollment form. The catch was that I needed to confirm that the user had at least scrolled through the text before allowing them to continue on with the … Continued

Gareth Stevens

“Gareth Stevens is one of the world’s most respected library and educational publishers. Our publishing program focuses on nonfiction titles carefully written and designed to align with current curriculum standards and objectives. Our mission is to lead children to a … Continued

Display inconsistencies between FireFox and other browsers?

Double check your syntax. FireFox is more forgiving of errors than IE when it comes to the CSS code. For example: [sourcecode language=”css”]background:transparent url(images/check.gif)no-repeat 0 6px;[/sourcecode] Will work as intended within FireFox but not IE even though there is no … Continued

Google Static Maps

This is a nice utility for embedding a static version of a Google Maps location. For example, if you didn’t want to actually embed the fully functional Google Map but just an image of that map you can use this … Continued